TV, radio, and SMS for distance learning

INTRODUCTION
Educational radio and television can support the millions of children who lack access to the internet or have low digital literacy.
The effectiveness of these approaches is increased when programming encourages child and caregiver interaction. This can be enabled by SMS and other messaging tools.

 

Why It Matters

Only 1/4 of children globally can access online educational resources
During the Covid-19 crisis, 80% of low-income countries used radio for distance learning
TV shows like Sesame Street have improved learning in low and middle-income countries

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